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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conscription  \Con*scrip"tion\,  n.  [L.  conscriptio:  cf  F. 
  conscription.] 
  1.  An  enrolling  or  registering. 
 
  The  conscription  of  men  of  war.  --Bp.  Burnet. 
 
  2.  A  compulsory  enrollment  of  men  for  military  or  naval 
  service;  a  draft. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conscription  \Con*scrip"tion\,  a. 
  Belonging  to  or  of  the  nature  of  a  conspiration. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conscription 
  n  :  compulsory  military  service  [syn:  {muster},  {draft},  {selective 
  service}] 




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